Senior Software Engineer - Backend
San Jose, California
Intellect, curiosity, commitment, pride, respect, teamwork and good communication skills are what we’re looking for. We expect someone with solid computer science/engineering fundamentals (Including strong knowledge of data structures, algorithm writing skills and Object oriented programming concepts), a strong drive for results, thrives on continuous innovation, dreams big, self-starts, learns fast, gets things done while having fun. And you should be customer focused – because great business results is what our teams are about, and eBay sellers depend on us.
It’s all about the code. High quality, efficient, elegant code that fuels the commerce revolution. Help create the infrastructure and applications that unlock more economic opportunity for millions of people every day. This is your chance to take on some of the most complex technical problems in service of making a tangible impact around the globe.
What makes a successful Software Developer at eBay? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
- Problem-solver 10
- Quick-thinking 9
- Creative 8
- Productive 7
- Courageous 6
- Team Player 5
If you love new challenges and want to take your career by the horns, eBay is a great place to grow and develop.
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Medical, Dental,Vision, Healthcare FSA, Dependent Care FSA, Health and Wellness Programs
401(k) / Retirement Plans
Employer Matching, Employee Stock Purchase Program
Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development
Paid Time Off
16+ Days of Paid Time Off, Paid Maternity leave, Paid Paternity Leave, 11 Paid Holidays
Onsite Gym/Fitness Center
Sabbatical, 4 paid weeks every 5 years
Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.
Who are we?
We are the View Item and Buying Flows Team. Our team owns the item details experience and critical purchase flows of buy now, auctions and offers. In other words, this team is responsible for the heart of eBay. We drive billions of dollars in revenue via millions of page views delivered daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers. Our team is highly visible in the organization, has direct business impact to eBay’s topline revenue and has customer impact globally. What we work on here impacts the lives of millions every day. Performance, accuracy, real-time systems (e.g. winning bid), scalability and availability are paramount.
We’re looking for the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability.
If you are looking for a challenging opportunity, join us and invent the next generation of eCommerce.
What will you do?
Define, design, and implement complex, multi-tier distributed software systems scaling beyond 1B requests/day and focused on improving buyer experience at eBay
Technical lead for new and existing product initiatives, assist with definition of product direction
Push the bar to solve complex technical challenges of scale and performance
Partner effectively and influence peers, juniors and seniors both within the organization and across eBay
Large scale data processing to understand user behavior and help define new product features
Estimate engineering effort, plan execution cycles, and rollout system changes
Mentor junior peers in technical design
Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms.
Expertise required in object-oriented design methodology and large scale application development in Java (or any other object oriented language)
Excellent understanding of distributed systems and service oriented architecture
Proven results-oriented person with a focus on delivery in a high-velocity, high-scalability and high-availability environment.
Should be able to lead a small team
Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new technologies and dig into problems
Good communication skills
NoSQL databases experience is a plus
Large scale data processing experience using Hadoop, etc. is a plus
Familiarity with eCommerce is a plus
8 years of work experience or MS in Computer Science plus 5 years of experience
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